ed Schools on the Rise: What You Need to Know

But this past summer, President Obama gave parents who may not be familiar with charter schools billions of reasons to…

Read More...
ed Do Grades Do Any Good?

Every parent wants to boast that his or her child is “a straight A student,” “at the top of her…

Read More...
ed Is Play on its Way Out?

“Play has largely disappeared,” says Joan Almon, co-founder of the Alliance for Childhood, an organization that promotes healthy child development…

Read More...
ed Gain with a Longer School Day?

It’s no secret that American schools are in trouble. Forget foreign languages, physics and art; many struggle just to teach…

Read More...
ed Play: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Dr. Stuart Brown, the founder and president of the National Institute for Play, and author of Play: How It Shapes…

Read More...
ed Teachers Hate Common Core?

75 percent support Common Core, says a May 2013 American of Federation (AFT) poll that surveyed 800 teachers. 76 percent…

Read More...
ed The Homework Debate

Many in the education field today are looking for evidence to support the case for homework, but are coming up…

Read More...
ed Preschools: Too Much Too Soon?

While every preschool is different, there are some traits the best ones share, according to Martha E. Mock, assistant professor…

Read More...
ed Not My Kid: What to Do if Your Child Is a Bully

Alana Friedman, national Olweus bullying prevention trainer, says bullying is a concern worldwide. “Bullying is a problem in nearly every…

Read More...
ed What Is Teacher Tenure?

Charter schools, merit pay, vouchers, oh my! There are many controversies swirling around in the world of education, and it…

Read More...